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Address: Dorsoduro, Venice, Italy
Phone Number: 0039 338 9196695
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Life is a journey, travelling is living twice.” – Omar Khayyam – (Persian...

Life is a journey, travelling is living twice.” – Omar Khayyam – (Persian poet of XII century)I am a tour leader. I visited many countries… not to find myself, tot o learn how to live. And from you, and all of those I met during my journeys I learned something.This is the reason why I love my job. For me it represents an opportunity to meet men and women from different places and with different cultures.

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Fabulous walking and boat tour of Venice

Our family of 4 (2 kids ages 10 and 13) had a wonderful 3 hour tour with Linda. Everyone loved it. We had a one hour boat tour and then walked the streets of Venice. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of 4 (2 kids ages 10 and 13) had a wonderful 3 hour tour with Linda. Everyone loved it. We had a one hour boat tour and then walked the streets of Venice. We visited a mask shop, Rialto market, stopped for wine, snacks, and gelato, and took a gondola across the grand canal. We got a taste... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of 3 (2 adults, 15 yr old daughter had a wonderful day touring with Vilma!!! We weren't looking for a "cookie cutter" tour. We truly were looking for a "friend in Venice". I sent an email introducing our family and what we were looking for in a tour and Vilma delivered 100%!!! My husband owns a food company... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family, including 3 children under the age of 10, were in Venice and enjoyed a 1/2 day tour with Linda. The entire experience was outstanding with Linda offering insight into the history and key places to see and even taking us through an old Venetian home to give a sense for life as a Merchant. The day ended with... More 

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Bellingen, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely 3 hour tour with Nadia including 1.5 hours on a boat. Nadia was a funny, friendly and generous lady that warmed our hearts. We really enjoyed getting an insight to the Venetian culture and history, above and beyond just the beautiful buildings and canals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group of 7 (4 adults and 3 children aged 10, 7, 5) visited Venice in early July. I had contacted Friend in Venice tours probably 9 months prior, or more, to book the trip. We were only going to be in Venice for one full day and wanted to make the most of it. Linda was completely responsive from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a great afternoon with Giorgia showing us all around the back "rios" of Venice. She gave us a real understanding of Venice's history and what we were seeing that you just don't get wondering around on your own. The private tour with just three of us was perfect for being able to get the most out of our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What Nadia doesn't know about Venice and it's history is not worth knowing. We so enjoyed the tour with her both on land and on water. She made it fun, interesting and relaxing through out the 3 hours, showing us the less tourist parts of Venice as well as the Grand Canal exactly as we had requested. My teenage boys... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Venice last summer. I am now getting to all the many pictures we took and made me appreciate more than ever the experience that Vilma set up for us! It was may friend's 25th wedding anniversary and she did SOOO many things to make this day special! She worked with me via email to arrange everything with so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our private tour with Giorgia was fantastic! She was so friendly, knowledgeable and catered the tour to exactly what we wanted. We all learnt so much and we're never bored for a second. Because she knew we were 'foodies' as per email exchanges with my mother before the tour, we stopped at an amazing pasticceria for espresso and sweets, as... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Venice is hard to explore without a local, knowledgeable guide. Nadia was simply excellent. Aside from learning Venetian history, we had fun visiting the city. The tour was simply awesome. Nadia is highly recommended.

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